The impacts of Wolbachia and the microbiome on mate choice in Drosophila melanogaster.

@article{Arbuthnott2016TheIO,
  title={The impacts of Wolbachia and the microbiome on mate choice in Drosophila melanogaster.},
  author={Devin Arbuthnott and Tera C. Levin and Daniel E. L. Promislow},
  journal={Journal of evolutionary biology},
  year={2016},
  volume={29 2},
  pages={461-8}
}
Symbionts and parasites can manipulate their hosts' reproduction to their own benefit, profoundly influencing patterns of mate choice and evolution of the host population. Wolbachia is one of the most widespread symbionts among arthropods, and one that alters its hosts' reproduction in diverse and dramatic ways. While we are beginning to appreciate how… CONTINUE READING